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17 Apr 2024 05:12:45 EDT (-0400)
  Re: After povray 3.7 what are the plans for Moray?  
From: Convinced
Date: 2 Jul 2015 10:10:00
Message: <web.5595453b73cf6fa9811d02d10@news.povray.org>
"Brook Monroe" <bro### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> "Lawrence W" <lwi### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > "BugCoder" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> > > I'm like a lot moray. I was glad when I found out that Moray would be free. But
> > > it was many years ago. Are there any new news on the future of Moray ?. Are you
> > > going to publish the source code? Since the publication of Povray 3.7 I'm
> > > waiting for some kind of information.
> >
> > Oh man, I would go ape if Moray development was back on!  I have mostly switched
> > to using Blender3D for modeling work, but if it's CAD-like precision I want, I
> > just fall back to Moray 3.5/PovRAY 3.5.  I mean, it's 2015, but that stuff still
> > works!  It would be SOOOOO nice to have a version of Moray usable with PovRAY
> > 3.7+!!
> >
> > I would absolutely support such an endeavor however I could!
> So would I.  I've been trying to get at the code to help pull the commercial
> stuff out but most posts of this nature just seem to die.

I think I speak for hundreds of people out here. I've followed Povray for ever
and am very disappointed by the lack of interest shown. As for Moray, I used it
from it's Dos days and abandoned 3d Max in favour of it.
What a shame no-one has worked on it. Surely the source code is available to
some-one. Look at the Blender community or Gimp or Krita. What happened to the
Povray enthusiasts.
Come on all you bright young coders. Get your teeth into something useful
exciting and free.

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